Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
weeks, especially for next week's thanksgiving day game in dallas. let's take a look at how things went down. robert griffin iii had another record-setting day. a salute to the military personnel at fedexfield. rg3, of course, from a military family. the eagles starting with the ball. quarterback nick foles making his first nfl start. oh-oh this, isn't what he was hoping for. picked off by deangelo hall. hall returns this thing 26 yards and that sets up a young touchdown. the skins' defense with two picks and a fumble recovery to go with four sax. the second quarter, griffin fakes the in route. he's going deep to aldrick robinson. the skins are looking good, up 17-3 at halftime. third quarter, more rg3. this time he's airing it ought to santana moss. talk about faith in your receiver. double coverage and moss comes through. little long in the tooth, uh-uh. moss is still getting it done. 61-yard touchdown. griffin woof griffin would add another touchdown pass. 31-6 was the final. >> despite the score, it was still a fight out there. we just were able to make the big plays when it counted
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
, texas, near dallas. take a look at this. witnesses heard several explosions. firefighters are standing back and waiting, which is common with fires at chemical facilities. investigators have not said what is in these containers, but as you can see, the valvoline logo is out among them. >> no reports of injuries on this just yet. but it's massive. >> it just started about 45 minutes ago. we will keep you up to date on this breaking story. >>> still ahead on news4 at 5:00, food critic digs into a new pizza place. >>> the dash to grab up all the twinkies, the ho hos, and wendy's favorite, snowballs. >> yeah, baby. >> how this impacts our local economy. >>> in sports, time for the high school football play-offs. we'll go live to chantilly. >>> high school football, cross-town rivals, huh? >> it's a busy weekend for football. we turn our attention to one of the few undefeated teams in the area. the westfield bulldogs, ranked fourth. they have their work cut out for them against chantilly. these two faced off earlier this season in a nail-biter, with the bulldogs squeaking out a three-point
Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm EST
holiday, in dallas, hundreds lined downtown streets for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military-rich community of virginia beach. it's one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. still this afternoon we'll introduce you to a local veteran who is literally running across the country to help wounded warriors. >>> this week president obama will focus on ways to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. he'll be meeting with labor and business leaders starting tomorrow. then sit down with congress al leaders friday. top democrats and republicans have until the end of the year to agree on deep budget cuts. if they can't reach a deal, a series of tax increases and spending cuts will automatically kick in. the key sticking point for a compromise is a tax cut for wealthier americans. >> jim, both sides say they're willing to bend. the question here is how far. president obama and congressional republicans are squaring off this week over tax cuts for the rich. and if they can't work out their differences by december 31st, we're all in trouble.
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> a little boxing tonight. >> this is a guy who has to be one of my favorite local athletes in the area. a really fun story. seth mitchell has a huge weekend coming up. fighting saturday night trying to keep his perfect record intact and get one step closer to a major heavyweight title. zachary has more. >> there's nothing about seth, not his college degrees or infectious personality outside of the ring. >> if i acted outside of the ring like i acted in the ring, i would be locked up somewhere. it's just my nature. as a competitor, i love to compete. >> what is typical are days like these. chasing the heavyweight title of the world belt. showcasing a work ethic that first surfaced on the football field. >> that's what he's about. he's going to put the time in. so he can be ready for whatever comes his way. >> reporter: and the story goes, it all started when mitchell caught tom in the ring. former opponent of his from his former football days at michigan state. >> that just sparked